Voter ID Laws

On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.

The FBI has launched a civil rights probe in relation to the incident.

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein explains why African-Americans should vote for her in the 2016 presidential election.

Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo ID card to vote, reducing the number of early voting days, and prohibiting same-day voter registration. The 83-page decision […]

Two federal courts sided with voting rights advocates over Texas and Wisconsin voter ID laws. The rulings will permit residents in those states who don't have proper ID to vote in November.

A federal judge ruled to keep a controversial North Carolina voter ID law in place, despite outcry from civil rights activists and residents who claim it has a negative impact on people of color. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder decided to dismiss lawsuits filed against state election laws. Judge Schroeder said there isn’t any substantial […]

A few hours before Lady Gaga graced the stage for a special performance dedicated to Bowie, Iman took to Instagram and posted a photo of her wearing a black sweater with the word "Bowie" emblazoned on it.

The Washington D.C. area, which received over two feet of snow, has decided to close both federal and local government offices and schools.

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]

The Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Alabama, alleging that officials violated the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act when they enacted a strict Voter ID law.

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According to The Huffington Post: The Justice Department says it will sue Texas over the state’s voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit over the state’s redistricting laws. Attorney General Eric Holder says the action marks another step in the effort to protect voting rights of all eligible Americans. He said […]